Depending on your job, you may need to replace your work clothes more often than others. While a chef can usually get away with using the same pair of pants until they begin to show serious wear after a year, an automotive technician may need to replace his or her shirts more often considering the excessive amount of oil and grease with which he or she comes in contact. If you are a company owner providing workwear for employees, there are a few thing to keep in mind that might impact how often you should replace work clothes.
Care for Flame Resistant Workwear: 100% Cotton and Comfortouch
Caring properly for your flame resistant workwear is vitally important for the life of your garment, as well as your own protection. Different fabrics call for different care instructions, but if your flame resistant workwear is 100 percent cotton, or Bulwark’s Comfortouch fabric, you can use the laundering instructions below to help you care properly for your clothing.
How to Launder Workwear
Workwear is made to be durable, to be comfortable, to help you get the job done, and it should be made to launder well. It’s a fact of life: work clothes get dirty. Whether you are changing oil in a car, or mopping floors, or cooking in the deep fryer, there are numerous ways for your workwear to attract dirt, grease, grime, etc. Fortunately, Red Kap work wear provides a stain resistant finish on relevant items, such as work pants and work shirts, which helps in the laundering process. Different items of workwear might be recommended for different washes–whether it’s industrial or home. This article will look at how to clean your workwear at home in three easy steps.